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Details of how Tom Brady pressed his "Deflate-gate" suspension appeal to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell were made public when the NFL Players Association released a hearing transcript. The New England Patriots star quarterback denied any wrongdoing and explained destroying his cell phone was something he did routinely to avoid personal details becoming public. The NFL last month penalised Brady for ordering the destruction of the phone at the center of the scandal, citing it as a key reason for dismissing his appeal against a four-match suspension.
The Enola Gay was on its long flight back to its Pacific island base when co-pilot Captain Robert Lewis opened his log and scribbled down the many questions racing through his mind. "Just how many Japs did we kill?" wondered Lewis after the dazzling silver B-29 bomber dropped the first atomic bomb over Hiroshima, Japan -- and, in doing so, altered the course of history forever. It would be another 27 days -- plus a second nuclear mushroom over Nagasaki -- before Japan surrendered, ending a war that began with its 1937 invasion of China and stretched across the Asia-Pacific region.